WakeUP Wake County is YOUR VOICE for good growth planning and sustainable, healthy communities throughout the region.

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WakeUP is a nonpartisan citizen group concerned about growth and the future of Wake County. Our vision is a sustainable, healthy and prosperous region in the long run. We love living here, and want to ensure a bright future for ourselves, our communities, and those who come after us.

WakeUP is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.

Learn more about WakeUP by viewing our PowerPoint:

WakeUP Growth Overview 2015


WakeUP facilitates community awareness on timely growth and sustainability issues (like transit, drinking water and schools) through public forums, advocacy, the media and our WakeUP After 5 after work series.  We keep you informed through email,  Facebook and Twitter, too!

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News: WakeUP!

Karen Rindge honored as Tarheel of the Week

We’re so excited to have our Executive Director honored as Tarheel of the Week!  This is an incredible tribute to her many years of work, and shows that the issues WakeUP is working on are important and timely. Help us continue this work by making a tax-deductible donation now!

Wake County Grows and Rolesville Tops the Charts!

Transit Plan Moves to Next Stage

Transportation Innovation Academy Kicks off in Wake!

Raleigh Approves Framework for Tackling Low Impact Development (LID)

Bike Sharing Future Looks Bright in Raleigh

Raleigh-Cary Moves Ahead in Reducing Sprawl


WakeUP in Action!

T4A Transit Innovation Academy


Growing Pains- Knightdale


Annual Meeting 2015


Wake Transit Millenials Meeting with Jarrett Walker


Clean Water, More Valuable Than Oil


Get Moving Midtown!


WakeUP 2014 Fundraiser at the Grand Ballroom

On May 21st, 2014 WakeUP held a fantastic fundraising event at The Grand Ballroom in...